A new study suggests that Freddie Mac will be able to buy an additional $6 billion of mortgages in 1996 with its new loan limit of $207,000. That's the volume of mortgages that lie between Freddie's current limit of $203,150 and the new limit.

TRW Redi Property Data, a real estate information company, based its estimate on recorded mortgage deeds in 25 states, which make up 60% of total mortgage lending.

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